from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The countries of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Representatives from these countries meet to discuss economic concerns.
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- abbr. The eight leading industrialized nations - Germany, Canada, the United States, France, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and Russia.
- abbr. The annual meeting of their leaders
G(roup of) 8.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Abbreviation of "Group of 8" (nations). (Wiktionary)